Source: IPACK-IMA and MEAT-TECH 2018
The programme of events will begin with the opening conference of The Innovation Alliance. The main focus of the conference will be a roundtable discussion between managers from different production sectors (food, furniture and design, e-commerce) who see the innovative capacity of the showcased technologies as an opportunity to develop their businesses. Launched by FAO and Messe Düsseldorf to promote an awareness of issues relating to crop improvement and processing, packaging and delivery, the SAVE FOOD project, to be held at 10:00 am on 30 May,. focuses on extending product shelf life, reducing food waste and consequently improving food culture in general. On the second day of the show, MEAT-TECH will be hosting a workshop organised by ASSOFOODTEC (Italian Association of Machinery and Plant Manufacturers for Food Production, Processing and Preservation) and ANIMA (Federation of Italian Associations of Mechanical Engineering and Allied Industries) focusing on the new corporate responsibilities deriving from legislation on Food Contact Materials (FCMs). Following the success of the event held last January, the 2nd PACKAGING & E-COMMERCE FORUM organised by IPACK-IMA and the Italian Electronic Commerce Forum NETCOMM will be held on 31 May at 2:00 pm. The event will present the results of the Netcomm & IPACK-IMA Monitor and host a roundtable discussion attended by representatives of large retail chains and the world of research, distribution and consulting, who will discuss the growth of e-commerce and the process of digital disruption and the consequences for corporate models and packaging.